WVNCC | West Virginia Northern Community College
Certified Nurse Assistant
Certificate of Applied Science
Program Director: Linda Jo Shelek
Academic Advisor(s): WH-Hans(A-C), Watson(D-G), Wycherley(H-K), Kuca(L-N), Baricska(O-R), Keyser(S-U), Berry(V-Z); WT-VanFossan(A-F), Aftanas(G-L), Miller(M-R), Riter(S-Z); NM-Blatt(A-M), Shelek(N-Z)
This program is designed for students interested in entering a Health Care profession that will focus on basic care of a patient. Graduates can expect to be state registered Nursing Assistants after successful completion of state testing and to obtain entry-level employment in hospitals, clinics, and long-term carre facilities. Students can design a curriculum that prepares them for application to associate degree nursing program. All courses must be completed with a “C” or better. Successful completion of this program may enhance, but does not guarantee, acceptance into a specific Health Science program.
AHS106 Certified Nurse Assistant course is approved by the WV Department of Health and Human Resources’ Division of Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC). This course requires students to successfully complete a certified background check, health physical and verification of immunizations by titer evaluation prior to entering the course.
|BIO 114 Anatomy and Physiology I||3|
|CIT 117 Microsoft Applications||3|
|ENG 101 College Composition I||3|
|HPE 110 CPR and First Aid||1|
|PSYC 105 Introduction to Psychology||3|
|MATH 102 Technical Mathematics I||2|
|AHS 103 Medical Terminology||1|
|AHS 106 Certified Nurse Assistant #||6|
|AHS 150 Nutrition for Health Sciences||2|
|BIO 115 Anatomy and Physiology II||3|
|SOC 125 Introduction to Sociology||3|
Total Hours in Program - 30
# This course requires competion of certified background check, health physical and vaccine and/or titers.
A minimum grade of a "C" is required in all courses to remail in the program and graduate.